[DIGEST: The Guardian, Immuno-Oncology, American Cancer Society]

A new drug shows promise in combating metastatic pancreatic cancer with no side effects – and it's made from common bacteria.

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[DIGEST: STAT, Natural Society, Boston Globe, New York Times, New England Journal of Medicine]

Medical tourism - traveling to another country to obtain treatment - isn’t a new concept, but the lure of unregulated stem cell therapy has patients risking their lives for a miracle cure.  

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[DIGEST: Science Alert, New Scientist, Science Translational Medicine, Technology Review ]

Tiny bubbles of lipid-coated gas called microbubbles are revolutionizing the fight against cancer.

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[DIGEST: BBC, Labroots, MedicalDaily]

A groundbreaking clinical study conducted at the University of Manchester (UoM) in the UK has revealed that a two-drug combo significantly shrunk certain breast cancer tumors only 11 days after diagnosis. The drugs, trastuzumab (Herceptin) and lapatinib (Tyverb), are not new to cancer treatment, but had not been tried in combination before.

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